Tag: software

Innovation, Med Tech, Regulatory

Beacon obtains FDA clearance for SleepStageML software

March 28, 2024

Via: Medical Device Network

Beacon Biosignals has secured the US Food and Drug Administration’s (FDA) 510(k) clearance for SleepStageML, a machine learning software designed to enhance sleep analysis. This development expands the company’s analytical capabilities, extending from at-home sleep monitoring to include in-lab polysomnography, […]

Innovation, Med Tech

AI surgery software developer Proprio raises $43m

July 27, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

Hot off the heels of a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) clearance for its surgical navigation platform in April, Proprio has secured $43m in a Series B financing round. The round was conducted by existing and new investors and […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

General overview of regulatory requirements for software as a medical device

May 2, 2023

Via: Medical Device Network

The regulation of software as a medical device is required to ensure that software used for medical reasons produces accurate, safe, and effective outcomes. A software application that is meant to be used for the diagnosis, treatment, or monitoring of […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Software tool can predict how drugs can be combined to create effective treatments

November 22, 2019

Via: The Medical News

With a shortage of new tuberculosis drugs in the pipeline, a software tool from the University of Michigan can predict how current drugs–including unlikely candidates–can be combined in new ways to create more effective treatments. “This could replace our traditional […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Is software a blind spot for the medical device industry?

May 1, 2019


Software is obviously nothing new in the medtech world. Jeff LeBlanc, director of user experience at user interface (UI) design firm Boston UX, remembers his earliest job in the medical device field three decades ago, working on cardiac monitoring devices […]

Innovation, Medical Devices

Apple and Aetna are teaming up on a new app to help track and reward healthy behavior

January 29, 2019


Apple and insurance giant Aetna have teamed up on an iPhone and Apple Watch app that provides rewards, including an option to earn a free Apple Watch, to members who engage in healthy behaviors like getting regular exercise and more […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Amazon’s A.I. camera could help people with memory loss recognize old friends and family

June 12, 2018


Sachin Solkhan, a veteran software engineer who works with Fidelity Investments, has thought a lot about how technology can help people with dementia recognize their loved ones. So when Amazon launched its DeepLens camera in November 2017, he got the […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Virtual surgery: no longer a question of ‘when?’

June 7, 2018


Could augmented reality (AR) be the next big thing within healthcare? Over the last few years, there has been a wave of startups in the field, focusing on everything from neuro-assistance for autistic people (Brain Power) to easier blood transfusions […]


FDA begins filling positions for its new digital health unit

September 11, 2017

Via: FierceHealthcare

The Food and Drug Administration has officially kicked off a hiring process to fill more than a dozen positions within agency’s new digital health unit. Bakul Patel, the associate director for digital health at the FDA’s Center for Devices and […]


Lovelace Health System goes live on Epic EHR

September 6, 2017

Via: HealthcareITnews

Lovelace Health System has gone live with its new Epic system, with all hospitals and clinics are now using Epic for clinical applications, billing, scheduling, registration and more. It has also implemented Epic’s MyChart patient portal, with an app patients […]

Innovation, Med Tech

Royal Philips unveils next generation radiation dose management software

November 22, 2016


Royal Philips has unveiled DoseWise Portal 2.2, its next generation radiation dose management software platform, to record, track and analyse radiation exposure to patients and clinicians. The latest version of this software features improved connectivity and informatics capabilities and integrates […]


Can Healthcare Ransomware Be Stopped? Yes, It Can!

May 26, 2016

Via: EmrAndHipaa

As an Auditor at HIPAA One®, my goal is to dot every “i” and cross every “t” to ensure a comprehensive HIPAA Security Risk Analysis.  The HIPAA One® Security Risk analysis is a tool to guarantee compliance, automate risk calculations and […]

Innovation, Med Tech

New Real-Time Radiotherapy Planning Tool

May 12, 2016

Via: Medgadget

When attacking tumors using beams of radiation, it is important to avoid nearby parts of the body the damage to which may be severely detrimental to the patient. Read More on Medgadget

Med Tech

Mobile apps emerging as essential population health tools

March 16, 2016

Via: HealthcareITnews

While mobile apps are new enough on the care delivery scene that many providers have only begun dabbling, consumers are sending a strong message that forward-thinking hospital executives can translate into an opportunity for improving population health management programs. Northwestern […]


Medical Software Crossroads: Custom or Packaged?

February 26, 2016

Via: EmrEhrNews

Prior to adopting a new medical software, caregivers might face the common dilemma of ready-made products vs. custom solutions. Balancing the building and buying smartly isn’t an easy task to handle for decision makers. Considering all the pros and cons, […]